LEAF awarded $378,704 for Recovery Workforce Program

Published on: Friday January 13th, 2023

The Appalachian Regional Commission has announced approval of an INSPIRE Initiative Implementation grant in the amount of $378,704 to the Leatherstocking Education on Alcoholism/Addictions Foundation (LEAF) to support the North4 INSPIRE (N4I) program, a new SUD recovery and workforce development initiative to support individuals in recovery with education, workforce training, and wraparound services that will improve their chances for successful employment and sustained recovery. LEAF, based in Otsego County, will be joined by partners in Chenango, Delaware, and Schoharie Counties.